Title within border of printer's ornaments. Initials
The first part, "Concordes," is an abridgement of Gerard Legh's Accedence of armorie
"The names of the aucthors aswell Latines as others, out of the whiche these workes are chiefelye collected and amplifed"--Preliminary leaf r
Binding: red goatskin. Rebacked, preserving old backstrip tooled in gilt with author, title and imprint. Front cover blind stamped with arms and motto of Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878), within an ornamental frame. Back cover stamped with his initials and motto, within another frame. Turn-ins and page edges gilt
Stirling Maxwell's bookplate centered on front pastedown, adapted from a print with legend: Bartolom. Murillo pinx., Mathias Arteaga sculp. et excudebat. Stirling Maxwell's collection label at head of back pastedown: EMBLEMS / KEIR
No Table of Contents. Irregular pagination. Each spread is numbered in succession. Foxing.